Item 231 - Hannah Kates, 45, Laundress

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GB 406 PM/1888/231

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Hannah Kates, 45, Laundress

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  • 18 Jun 1888-22 Jun 1888 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: Laundress
Age: 45
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 18 Jun 1888
Date of death: 22 Jun 1888
Disease (transcribed): Cancer of the pyloric end of stomach. Perforation of stomach wall. Passage of faeces into peritoneum. Peritonitis. Partial kinking of transverse colon, causing obstruction of the lumen of the gut, with great dilatation of the immediately preceding portion
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Stomach); Perforation (Stomach); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Obstruction (Colon, gut)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: 'The woman was married when she was 25 years of age. She had 3 children, 2 of whom died of ‘consumption’. She said that she had generally had good health and had never been laid up before’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Peritoneum, stomach, intestines, kidneys, spleen, liver, thorax, lungs, heart, brain
Illustrations or photographs: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

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The case continues in PM/1888/176 and PM/1888/193

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No in register 1888: 987

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406

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